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10 Tips to Balance Your Mind, Body & Soul

In today’s fast-paced society, we can often forget to take a moment to slow down and take care of ourselves. Whether it’s a stressful day at work, unresolved past trauma or social anxiety after spending much more time in solitude over the last few years, self-care is of the utmost importance. Here are some easily-implemented […]

Got the COVID-19 Lockdown Blues?

It’s normal to be experiencing feelings of anxiety, stress and depression during lockdown in Melbourne. This period has been a stressful time of uncertainty, and this takes its toll on all of us. However, rather than resorting to medication and other unnatural alternatives for coping with anxiety, it’s much better to try natural remedies. Treatments […]

Coping with the Stress & Anxiety of COVID-19 Lockdowns

There’s no denying that the last two years have been a trying time for all of us. The uncertainty of COVID-19 and the resulting lockdowns has had a dramatic impact on all of our lives in Melbourne, and carrying this stress around inside you is not good for your health. If you’re feeling anxious about […]

Top 4 Apps to Support your Mental Health

It is estimated that around half the population in Australia will experience a mental health disorder at some point in their life with 1 in 6 people currently experiencing depression or anxiety or both. Finding ways to help yourself or a loved one cope with mental health is extremely important, we’ve put together out top […]

Probiotics for Stress and Anxiety

Probiotics for Stress and Anxiety: A Review of the Research   Currently, 12% of people are affected by anxiety related disorders each year. This can lead to various physical, mental and emotional symptoms and reduced quality of life. These may include tight chest, trouble breathing, heart palpitations, ‘butterflies’ in the abdomen, racing thoughts, negative thinking, […]

Acupuncture for Stress & Anxiety

Acupuncture for Stress & Anxiety in Essendon, Melbourne Acupuncture for stress and anxiety in Essendon, Melbourne is performed by registered Acupuncturist and Herbalist Lachlan McDonald OMD. Lachlan has a clinical focus on working with patients with stress, anxiety, and mood related concerns.   What is Anxiety?  Anxiety is an umbrella term used to describe a […]

Turmeric and Depression

Turmeric and Depression: What does the research say? Did you know that there is now evidence to support the use of turmeric extracts in the management of major depression? A recent review of the available research was published showing positive benefit for patients suffering from major depression. And the good thing is that turmeric extracts […]